The New York Times paid its editor, Jill Abramson, less than the prior editor. She raised the issue. A few weeks later she was fired. Whether the two are connected or not is largely irrelevant at this point. The very same people who brought us the war on women are now tearing themselves apart like the “Moabites and Ammonites, and with them some of the | Read More »
Congratulations Rush Limbaugh
Congrats to my friend Rush Limbaugh. According to the Drudge Report, Rush has won Author of the Year from the Children’s Book Council. The CBC is an organization where children themselves vote for their favorite author. If you have not read the Rush Revere series, you should. They are actually great books and my kids are fans. My son has a horse he calls Lightning, | Read More »
6 Questions Bob Barr Needs to Answer Before He Gets Your Vote
From the diaries, by Erick. Bob Barr is running to return to Congress. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been tweeting many questions to Barr about his past. I genuinely think he needs to answer these questions. But he’s not very happy with me for doing so. He has never engaged with me or answered these questions. In fact, one of these questions was asked | Read More »
Pro-Abortion Governor Bullies State Health Reps. to Resign, Takes Aim at Clinic Safety Standards
Pro-abortion Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has successfully bulled at least four members of the state board of health to resign in order to appoint radical pro-abortion replacements.
In his statement announcing the new appointments, he directed the board of health to begin a review of recently enacted health and safety regulations of abortion clinics. His aim is to overturn regulations put in place to prevent the ghastly situation of an abortionist like Kermitt Gosnell being allowed to endanger women and babies with impunity.
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There is a Fire Raging
Here is what happens when Republicans exhibit an insouciant attitude towards the administration’s appalling and dangerous open borders policies: 36,000 murderers, rapists, and kidnappers are let out of jail in 2013. Obama unilaterally suspends deportations and changes visa laws. He also openly refers to immigration enforcement as “not smart.” This, as our visa screening system has already failed to root out terror threats. Meanwhile, the | Read More »
David Perdue Sounds Like a Man Who’d Raise Taxes
I told you people he’d go there. You didn’t believe me. But he is a CEO who lives in the private, gated community of a private gated island. They see the world differently. CEO’s make really crappy senators because they feel compelled to cut deals and transcend the rubes of party politics to prove their own statesman like qualities. And David Perdue finally went there | Read More »
Heads They Win. Tails We Lose.
This is how it is and always will be. It is still funny to point it out. Mitch McConnell and company poured dollars into beating Ben Sasse in Nebraska. K Street turned out with him. Shane Osborn got to parade before Republican Senators. They had him a nice fundraiser at the NRSC. At the end of the race the Establishment Super PACs spend over a | Read More »
Obama’s Weakness Encourages Chinese Aggression
One of the disadvantages of being weak is that you get pushed around. If you’re a little guy and weak it doesn’t happen all that often because there is nothing gained in the way of building a reputation in pushing a weakling around. If you are the big, fat, stupid kid, then bullies line up to mess with you. That is the position the | Read More »
The Chamber’s Uncanny Ultimatum
Tom Donohue, President of the Chamber of Commerce, made news yesterday when he said that if Republicans fail to pass amnesty they shouldn’t even bother fielding a presidential candidate. The media is reporting Donohue’s statement as an ultimatum to the GOP – pass amnesty or lose our support. However, there is one slight problem that has been overlooked by the media. The Chamber has been | Read More »
Hunter Biden Joins the Ukraine Gas Conglomerate’s Board
If you go there now you may get a 404 error like I just did. But if you go to the Google cache you’ll find that while Vice President Biden was visiting Ukraine, the country decided to put Hunter Biden on the board of Burisma. According to the press release of Ukraine’s largest gas provider, R. Hunter Biden will be in charge of the Holdings’ | Read More »
Former CIA acting Director Michael Morell *wants* Benghazi panel.
Michael Morell sounds like a guy who thinks that he can walk into House hearings on Benghazi and walk back out again with his scalp intact.
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Obama Administration actions decrease opportunity to get ahead
A recent National Journal/Heartland Monitor poll finds that Americans don’t believe that Obama’s administration is able to make a positive difference in their lives. By a margin of 46 percent to 25 percent, respondents say the actions of the Obama administration “decrease opportunity” for people to get ahead. On a number of key issues Obama claims to focus on, respondents said America is on the | Read More »
Tags: 2014 election
, Barack Obama
, Big Government
, Daniel Garza
, National Journal/Heartland Monitor poll
, The Libre Initiative
Idols of Our Destruction
People, regardless of demographic, are into idols. We have cults of personality, standards by which we judge all comers, issues (not principles) on which we will not compromise, and the ideal of the nation itself. Not all are idols, but all can be idols. In political seasons, we make idols of our candidates — they are flawless, pure, and indestructible. That is until they are | Read More »
Tech at Night: Is the left-on-left fight over Net Neutrality a smoke screen?
When new FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced plans for a new Net Neutrality order, I wasn’t surprised. Despite having lost in court twice, first in Comcast v FCC and then in Verizon v FCC, the radicals weren’t going to give up on this. They were going to try a third time. And we knew he was a radical once he hired Gigi Sohn.
Some are trying to make it sound like a minor technical point, but the radicals want to take over the Internet. They’re following the Obamacare playbook with an end goal of Single Payer Internet. Wheeler put in one minor concession to reality in the form of ‘fast lanes’ being expressly allowed. Paying for what we use, and paying for even better access are good things of course, which is why we’re seeing Netflix moving to tiered pricing to charge HD users more for the bandwidth they’re taking up.
So now Wheeler is in a fight with the radicals that may or may not be real. Remember last time the radicals insisted nothing short of Title II Classification (a dramatic step that literally would regulate Internet the same as phones), when guess what? Even Title II allows fast lanes.
So it’s all just a smokescreen. They want all the government they can get.
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, Brendan Eich
, Incentive Auctions
, Net Neutrality
, Tech at Night
, Tom Wheeler
The Great Divide
When Christy Lemire reviewed Lars Von Trier’s “Nymphomanic Vol. 1″ she described it as “unexpected and so refreshing, especially given its subject matter.” Her review of “Moms’ Night Out” begins with “Depressingly regressive and borderline dangerous, “Moms’ Night Out” peddles archaic notions of gender roles in the name of wacky laughs.” A comedy about mothers going out together “peddles archaic notions of gender roles.” I | Read More »